Greensboro College Admission Requirements

Greensboro, North Carolina

Chances of getting into Greensboro College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Greensboro College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Greensboro College and can I get accepted? The school has a 44% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in North Carolina for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 879 out of 1,977 applicants were admitted making Greensboro College a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Greensboro College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Greensboro College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Greensboro College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 910
SAT Scores for Greensboro College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1030

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Greensboro College?

Greensboro College typically requires applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1030 out of 1600. The school ranks #28 in North Carolina for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 67 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Greensboro College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >57%
1025 to 1140 Avg + 44%-57%
910 to 1025 Avg - 32%-44%
795 to 910 Reach 21%-32%
Less than 795 Low <21%
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Greensboro College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Greensboro College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 16
ACT Scores for Greensboro College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Greensboro College?

Admission data indicates that Greensboro College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 16 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 75 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #29 in North Carolina for highest average ACT composite score. 55 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Greensboro College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Greensboro College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >57%
19 to 22 Avg + 44%-57%
16 to 19 Avg - 32%-44%
13 to 16 Reach 21%-32%
Less than 13 Low <21%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Greensboro College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Greensboro College was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in North Carolina for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Greensboro College will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Greensboro College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 944 1,033 1,977
Accepted 396 483 879
Acceptance Rate 42% 47% 44%
Enrolled 72 111 183
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 23% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Greensboro College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Greensboro College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Greensboro College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198598 IPEDS survey data for Greensboro College.

Frequently Asked Questions

67% of students submit their SAT scores to Greensboro College. 55% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

44% of those who apply are granted admission to Greensboro College. Admission competition is low and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1140. 67% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 16 and 22. 55% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.